Iran’s coverage: Withdrawal from nuclear deal on Iran’s agenda

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Araqchi: Iranian’ interests prior to preserving JCPOA

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi said naturally Iran does not intend to create tension but Tehran is not biased towards nuclear deal and meeting Iranians’ interests is important.

 

EU rejects Iran’s 60-day ultimatum on JCPOA

MNA – The EU has rejected Iran’s ultimatum on JCPOA, which calls on the bloc to make good on their commitments to the nuclear deal in the next two months or Tehran would start suspending some of its own.

 

Iran blasts US new sanctions against metal industry

The Iranian foreign ministry on Thursday lashed out at Washington for imposing fresh sanctions on the country’s metal industry.

 

President urges swift repair of flood-hit buildings

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday stressed the need for expediting repair works on the flood-hit areas, saying that restoration of buildings should be completed by July 22 so that the people would able to return to their homes.

 

Macron on Iran nuke deal: We need to do everything to preserve JCPOA

On Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed the remaining parties to the nuclear deal about the Islamic Republic’s decision to partially discontinue obligations under the accord. He gave Europe 60 days to ensure Iran’s interests under the agreement. Otherwise, he said, Tehran is ready to take further steps on scrapping the deal.

 

Iran, Russia to continue nuclear coop. in Bushehr, Fordow

In a joint press conference with Sergey Lavrov in Moscow Wed., the Iranian foreign minister said that Russia and Iran are continuing their nuclear cooperation in Bushehr and Fordow nuclear facilities despite US obstacles.

 

IRGC chief: Enemies have no more options against Iran

Tasnim – Having exhausted all of their possibilities against Tehran, the enemies of Iran have no more options to use, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said.

 

UN’s Guterres names JCPOA major achievement in diplomacy

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a major diplomatic achievement, expressing hope that the international document could be saved following the US’s withdrawal.

 

Public interest in religious concepts has increased: Iran’s Leader

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday described the general public as interested in religion, thus making it a heavier responsibility for the seminary schools to address public demands.

 

Iran aims to push JCPOA back to its original rail: Spox

Iran intends to strengthen the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA) and push the deal back to its original rail, said the spokesman of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Behrouz Kamalvandi on Thursday.